This is a reference for Ivan Rosa

YOU(th) Decide !!

The training activity took place
in Tuchów, Poland
organised by The Town of Tuchów
July 2021
Reference person

Seweryn Gutkowski

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Aims & objectives

The main purpose of the training course was to strengthen partner organizations' capacities, mostly by developing competences of youth workers and youth leaders involved in them.
Participants were provided with tested non-formal education tools and methods that help them to boost youth participation among young people from their communities.

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

16 youth workers, leaders, facilitators, municipality representatives responsible for youth from Tuchów- Poland, Košice- Slovakia, Český Těšín- Czech Republic, and Göd- Hungary

Training methods used & main activities

- presentations,
- discussions,
- creative methods,
- simulations

Outcomes of the activity

Participants understood how to use focus groups to identify young people's needs, prioritize among them, and communicate the results in a non-violent way. The concept of the structural dialogue was clarified, and its main characteristics were emphasized. Practical tips and personal experience with structural dialogue were shared. Best practices on how to establish cooperation with municipalities were discussed.

Participants extended their knowledge on:
- the concept of the participatory budget
- creating a Conception for youth work in cooperation with the local/regional municipality
- how the youth council can be involved in the public decisions on municipality level

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I have been responsible for all the methodology and its implementation during the training course

I worked on this training for 4 days as a full time trainer.

Testimonial of the reference person

Ivan Rosa is a trainer with excellent competencies, particularly in the filed of communication , conducting projects in different areas in a systematic and very clear way, sharing best practices from his experience. His trainer skills includes warm and friendly approach to the students, openness for different opinions and professional attitude to every task of the project. He shares his passion about the topics he leads using various methods from nonformal education. Definitely, he is one of the best trainers I worked with and I strongly recommend his service.

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